Psychotherapy Research: An International Review of Programmatic Studies

Pages: 334
Item #: 4316060
ISBN: 978-1-55798-090-8
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Copyright: 1991
Format: Softcover
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Psychotherapy Research examines current psychotherapy outcome and process research worldwide. The book takes a look at current research and practical issues being explored, examines the intellectual history of the development of psychotherapy research, and presents an overview of the entire field. It discusses large- and small-scale programs in terms of the aims and history of the program, research contributions, and research in progress. Some areas of investigation include phobia and anxiety disorders, marital distress and depression, borderline personality disorder, conscious and unconscious mental processing, and therapist techniques.

Table of Contents



  1. Introduction to Psychotherapy Research
    —Michael J. Lambert

I. Large-Scale Programs: North America

  1. The Beth Israel Psychotherapy Research Program
    —Leigh McCullough and Arnold Winston
  2. The Chestnut Lodge Research Institute: An Investigation of the Process and Outcome of Long-Term Hospital Treatment
    —Paul M. Gedo, Thomas H. McGlashan, Wells Goodrich, and Richard C. Fritsch
  3. Interpersonal Psychotherapy: Research Program and Future Prospects
    —Gerald L. Klerman and Myrna M. Weissman
  4. Harvard Community Health Plan Mental Health Research Program
    —Annette Demby and Simon H. Budman
  5. Psychotherapy of Borderline Patients at the Menninger Foundation: Expressive Compared With Supportive Interventions and the Therapeutic Alliance
    —Leonard Horwitz, Jon G. Allen, Donald B. Colson, Siebolt H. Frieswyk, Glen O. Gabbard,Lolafaye Coyne, and Gavin E. Newsom
  6. Mount Zion Hospital and Medical Center: Research on the Process of Change in Psychotherapy
    —George Silberschatz, John T. Curtis, Harold Sampson, and Joseph Weiss
  7. Northwestern University–University of Chicago Psychotherapy Research Program
    —Kenneth I. Howard, David E. Orlinsky, Stephen M. Saunders, Elizabeth Bankoff, Christine Davidson, and Michael O'Mahoney
  8. The University at Albany, State University of New York Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders: Psychotherapy Research at the Phobia and Anxiety Disorders Clinic
    —Ellen Tobey Klass and David H. Barlow
  9. The University of Alberta Psychotherapy Research Center
    —William E. Piper, Hassan F. A. Azim, Mary McCallum, and Anthony S. Joyce
  10. University of Arizona: Searching for Differential Treatments
    —Larry E. Beutler, David Engle, Varda Shoham-Salomon, David C. Mohr, Judith C. Dean, and Edward M. Bernat
  11. The Process of Change: The Berkeley Psychotherapy Research Group
    —Enrico E. Jones, Sarah A. Hall, and Leslie A. Parke
  12. University of California, San Francisco Center for the Study of Neuroses: Program on Conscious and Unconscious Mental Processes
    —Mardi J. Horowitz and Charles Stinson
  13. Prevention of Divorce and Marital Distress
    —Howard J. Markman, Scott M. Stanley, Frank J. Floyd, Kurt Hahlweg, and Susan Blumberg
  14. University of Miami School of Medicine: Brief Strategic Family Therapy for Hispanic Problem Youth
    —José Szapocznik, Arturo Rio, and William Kurtines
  15. University of Pennsylvania: The Penn Psychotherapy Research Projects
    —Lester Luborsky, Paul Crits-Christoph, and Jacques Barber
  16. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas: Psychosocial Research Program in Mood Disorders
    —Robin B. Jarrett
  17. University of Washington Health Science Center: Studies on the Representation and Structure of Knowledge in Psychotherapy
    —Peter E. Maxim and John E. Carr
  18. The University of Washington: A Research Program on Marital Therapy and Depression in the Center for the Study of Relationships
    —Neil S. Jacobson
  19. Vanderbilt University: The Vanderbilt Center for Psychotherapy Research
    —William P. Henry and Hans H. Strupp
  20. York University Psychotherapy Research Program
    —Leslie S. Greenberg, Laura N. Rice, David L. Rennie, and Shaké G. Toukmanian

II. Large-Scale Programs: Europe

  1. Free University of Berlin: Berlin Psychotherapy Study
    —Gerd Rudolph
  2. Karl Marx University: The Leipzig Psychotherapy Process Research Program
    —Michael Geyer, Gunter Plöttner, and Peter Winiecki
  3. University of Bern: Differential Psychotherapy Research
    —Klaus Grawe
  4. University of Hamburg: Hamburg Short-Term Psychotherapy Comparison Study
    —Ulrich Stuhr and Adolf-Ernst Meyer
  5. University of Ulm: The Ulm Textbank Research Program
    —Erhard Mergenthaler and Horst Kächele
  6. University of Ulm: Interactional Processes in Psychotherapy
    —Dietmar Czogalik
  7. University of Sheffield Psychotherapy Research Program: Medical Research Council–Economic and Social Research Council Social and Applied Psychology Unit
    —David A. Shapiro, Michael Barkham, Gillian E. Hardy, Leslie A. Morrison, ShirleyReynolds, Mike Startup, and Heather Harper
  8. University of Umeå: The Borderline Patient Project
    —Bengt-Åke Armelius
  9. University of Groningen: Experimental Psychotherapy and Psychopathology
    —Paul M. G. Emmelkamp and Frans A. Albersnagel

III. Small-Scale and Developing Programs

  1. George Washington University's International Data on Psychotherapy Delivery Systems: Modeling New Approaches to the Study of Therapy
    —E. Lakin Phillips
  2. Psychotherapy Research at the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale
    —Paul Gerin and Alice Dazord
  3. Illinois School of Professional Psychology: Brief Psychotherapy Research Project
    —B. Rudolph, R. Cardella, H. Datz, J. Jochem, M. Kadlec, G. Mann, E. Somberg, and M. Stone
  4. The Psychotherapy Research Program at Memphis State University
    —Jeffrey S. Berman, Robert A. Neimeyer, Arthur C. Houts, William R. Shadish, Jr., Andrew W. Meyers, and James P. Whelan
  5. Taking a Closer Look: Psychotherapy Research at Miami University
    —William B. Stiles, William W. Sloan, Jr., Christopher M. Meshot, and Timothy M. Anderson
  6. Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research: Quantitative Studies of the Therapeutic Interaction Guided by Consideration of Unconscious Communication
    —Robert Langs and Anthony Badalamenti
  7. Stanford University Collaborative: Assessing Interpersonal Problems in Psychodynamic Treatment
    —Leonard M. Horowitz and Saul E. Rosenberg
  8. University of California, San Francisco: Group Therapy Research Program
    —Nick Kanas
  9. Universität Hamburg: Imperative-Centered Focusing as a Method of Psychotherapy and Research
    —A. C. Wagner, B. Berckhan, C. Krause, U. Röder, B. Schenk, and U. Schütze
  10. University of Maryland, College Park: Studying the Effects of Therapist Techniques in a Psychotherapy Process Model
    —Clara E. Hill
  11. University of Toledo: Investigating Significant Therapy Events
    —Robert Elliott

IV. Summary Issues

  1. The Status of Programmatic Research
    —Larry E. Beutler, Marjorie Crago, and Paulo P. P. Machado
  2. Future Research Directions
    —Larry E. Beutler and John Clarkin